Wang Enge, PhD ’90, a physicist and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has succeeded outgoing President Zhou Qifeng as president of Peking University.
An experimental version of the Chang’e-5 lunar explorer will be launched before 2015 to carry out re-entry tests on the capsule, said its chief designer.
Mr. Yukiya Amano has been reappointed to a second term as Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The Asian Development Bank’s longest serving president, Haruhiko Kuroda, stepped down today after eight years at its helm.
19 senior and upcoming engineers were recognized for their research at the recent Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) Awards.
The Tiangong-2 lab module will be launched in two years as a precursor to the building of a space station in 2020.
Japan is asking the world’s governments to help protect the Ryukyu Black-breasted Leaf Turtle, a rare turtle found on only three small islands in the Okinawa group.
Thai Buddhist leaders held on Friday the first-ever Buddhist merit-making ceremony to pray for the tens of thousands of elephants poached annually.
China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will be launched sometime between June and August, the China National Space Administration announced.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pledged to end the ivory trade in Thailand at the opening of the CITES Cop16 conference in Bangkok.